Xiaomi in number two spot worldwide
Apple shipped 3.5 million wearable devices worldwide in the first calendar quarter of this year, rising 59 percent from 2.2 million units in Q1 2016 and overtaking Fitbit as the world’s largest wearables vendor for the quarter.
Going for a song
Fitness wearables outfit Fitbit is close to buying smartwatch maker Pebble and the prices is rather low.
Now is not the hour
While the fruity tax-dodger Apple does its best to convince the world that its Smartwatch 2 is any different from the expensive chocolate teapot which was the earlier model, it appears that other more “cutting edge” manufacturers are giving up on the tech.
Ceramic Watch Series 2 Edition starts at US $1249
Apple has updated its website with new devices and now we can finally check out all the Watch Series 2 models and there are plenty to choose from, ranging from US $369 to a rather startling US $1,299.
Omate puts AI in watch
While the fruity cargo cult Apple is about to release a watch which pretty much does nothing, Omate has created one with the Amazon Alexa Voice Service on board.
Things are not what they used to be
Not long ago all you could hear from Chipzilla was the mantra of the internet of things, but now that seems to be falling by the wayside.
Gear Fit 2 and IconX earbuds
Samsung has announced two new wearables — an update to its Gear Fit activity tracker and the IconX, a pair of wireless earbuds for runners.
Pavlok is an iWatch antedote
A wearable device which gives you an electric shock if you spend too much is being touted for those who need to save cash.
Getting Mi Watch
Xiaomi is holding an event on May 10 where we could see its new watch – rumoured to be called the Mi smartwatch.